For the Virginia State Capitol, John Canning & Company was responsible for decorative painting and gilding in the Chamber of the House of Delegates, Senate Chamber and the Rotunda. The scope of work included stenciling, glazing, mural conservation, faux marble, and gilding. The Capitol’s design is attributed to Thomas Jefferson and it was completed in 1788, with east and west wings added in 1904.
Location: Richmond, VA
Original Architect: Thomas Jefferson
Style: Early Republic, Palladian
U.S. National Register of Historic Places, U.S. National Historic Landmark, Virginia Landmarks Register
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